St Johns County Newswire

St Johns County Newswire

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  1. Local news in brief for July 24, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    The St. Johns County Bar Association and the St. Johns Association of Women's Lawyers will host a judicial forum from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday featuring a Q&A forum with the Seventh Circuit judicial candidates. The event will be at the Shrine Club of St. Augustine, 50 Brainard Drive.

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  2. Police report for July 23, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    The following is from reports from the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office , St. Augustine Police Department and St. Augustine Beach Police Department : Limbrick, Andrew Lawrence, 23, St. Augustine. Charges: Possession of opium or derivative with intent to sell, marijuana possession with intent to sell, trafficking in hydrocodone of amount 14 grams or more, owning or renting structure known for trafficking drugs, drug equipment possession.

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  3. St. Johns County has third Zika caseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    St. Johns County has its third verified case of the Zika virus, the Florida Department of Health said Friday in announcing 19 new travel-related cases. One involves a pregnant woman.

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  4. St. Johns County's revenue stream not keeping up with demands of growthRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    St. Johns County officials are saying next year's budget can keep programs and services afloat, and address many short-term needs, but not much else. County Administrator Michael Wanchick told The Record on Friday that although the budget will go from $632 million this year to an anticipated $671 million in fiscal year 2017, the majority of the increase is coming from rollover funds for projects budgeted in previous years that are yet to be completed.

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  5. Good Life crew wins aggregate prize at Greater Jacksonville Kingfish TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    [email protected] Dillon Drury carries a 33.75-pound kingfish to Friday's weigh-in, caught aboard the boat Good Life, which brought in a 42.45-pound kingfish on Thursday to give the boat and captain Dennis Hollingsworth the aggregate lead at 76.2 pounds. Friday was the second day of the Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament at the Jim King Park & Boat Ramp at Sisters Creek.

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  6. Trending Now Man held gun to girlfriend's head as she breastfed infant, deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KIRO-TV Seattle

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  7. Man arrested for death of 2 in Flagler Estates DUI crashRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    Authorities have arrested a Flagler County man on charges stemming from a January crash in Flagler Estates that killed two young women. Dalton Roy Edwards, 21, of Bunnell, was arrested by the Florida Highway Patrol on Thursday evening and booked into the Flagler County jail, according to his arrest report.

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  8. Couple secretly living on wooded area near home of local familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Historic City News

    Historic City News learned Wednesday afternoon that deputies were called when a landowner in rural St Johns County heard the screams of a woman that seemed to be coming from the woods on his property. The property owner, Ed Osteen and his family, live on about 11 acres of land.

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  9. Voting in the August Primary ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Historic City News

    St Johns County Supervisor of Elections Vicky Oakes has prepared the following list of things Historic City News readers need to know about voting in the August Primary Election. With all the excitement generated by the upcoming presidential election in November, Historic City News reminds you that it is just as important to cast your vote in the local Primary Election August 30, if not more so.

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  10. Rumblings over State Road A1A rumble strips prompt questions of road use, safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    Some residents and bicycle safety advocates say the Florida Department of Transportation's recent installation of rumble strips along a 15-mile stretch of State Road A1A in northern St. Johns County is the wrong fix for a dangerous road. Throughout much of April and May, rumble strips were ground into the roadway's shoulder and center lines, from north of Carcaba Road in Vilano Beach to south of Mickler Road in Ponte Vedra Beach, in an effort to help prevent collisions and curb disturbing trends.

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  11. St. Johns County unemployment rate up, but still among state's lowestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    A report issued Friday from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity shows St. Johns County's unemployment rate increased from 3.2 percent in May to 3.7 percent in June, although that figure is still down from 4 percent a year ago. The county's unemployment rate of 3.2 percent in May was its lowest rate since May 2007, when it reported a rate of 2.9 percent.

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  12. Police report for July 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    The following log is from reports from the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office , St. Augustine Police Department and Florida Highway Patrol : Cleveland, Brandi Nicole, 40, Palm Coast. Charges: Smuggle methamphetamine into state, possession of a controlled substance without a prescription - two counts, possession of marijuana, possession of drug equipment.

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  13. Thursday will be last day for Tax Collector in Hastings officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Historic City News

    After 22 years of having a presence in the Town of Hastings, the St. Johns County Tax Collector informed local Historic City News reporters that Thursday, July 28th will be the last full day of business for his office there and that he is closing the Hastings branch effective August 1. The branch to serve Hastings area residents first opened in 1994 at 401 McClung St. The office relocated to the renovated Hastings High School Building in a cooperative arrangement between St. Johns County and the Town of Hastings. Service hours at that location first decreased to three days a week in 2009, with that schedule becoming permanent in 2010.

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  14. Historic City Undercover: July 22, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Historic City News

    Each weekday, Historic City News publishes a summary of calls handled by the St Augustine Police Department. The information contained in this report is taken from sources deemed reliable; the accuracy and completeness of which Historic City News does not control and cannot guarantee.

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  15. 6 rescued in fire on tug near MatanzasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Florida Times-Union

    Six people aboard a burning boat abandoned ship Friday about eight miles east of Matanzas in St. Johns County but are now safe. The Coast Guard in Jacksonville said received a distress call about 5 p.m. reporting a 100-foot tug and barge was on fire.

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  16. Latest Zika update includes St. JohnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Florida Times-Union

    St. Johns County has its third verified case of the Zika virus, the Florida Department of Health said Friday in announcnig 19 new travel-related cases. One involves a pregnant woman.

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  17. Bunnell 21-year-old charged in DUI deaths of 2 young women in St. Johns crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Florida Times-Union

    A 21-year-old Flagler County man is being held responsible in the deaths of two young women in a Jan. 9 traffic crash in St. Johns County. Dalton Roy Edwards of Bunnell was arrested Thursday on double DUI manslaugher and vehicular homicide charges as well as DUI with injuries and possession of alcohol by a person younger than 21, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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  18. Readers suggest ways to show appreciation for policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Florida Times-Union

    Jacksonville Sheriff's Office officers stand on the steps of the Police Memorial Building and salute during the presentation of the colors at a ceremony honoring Jacksonville's fallen law enforcement officers. The resulting pressure on law enforcement is unfair.

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  19. FDOT road repairs and maintenance reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Historic City News

    Debbie Delgado reported the following St Augustine and St Johns County locations to Historic City News where the Florida Department of Transportation will be conducting roadwork that is expected to have an impact on driving, beginning this morning and continuing through the coming week. County Road 2209 Lanes are reduced to one way in each direction from Russell Sampson Road to one mile north of County Road 210 for State Road 9B construction.

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  20. Driver who endangered pedestrians has chronic drug related arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Historic City News

    ... the pillar and towed from the scene by Cheshire Customs. Over the past six-years since March 10, 2010, in St Johns County alone, Adams has been arrested on thirteen separate occasions with multiple arrests including drug and drug equipment ... 1 comment